Competence development of the university and the support centers' staff
Nepalese partner universities all have established Support Centers for students with disabilities and students coming from marginalized groups into their campuses: Kathmandu University, Tribhuvan University to three campuses (Main campus, Dhankuta Multiple campus and Pokhara campus) and Nepal Open University.
All Support Centers will be equipped with aids and assistive devices to help students. The tendering process is going on in autumn 2021 and the equipment process will be completed by the end of 2021.
Part of the project is to add competences of university staff and staff of the Support centers. There will be two kind of trainings.
The 2nd Training starts in 2022
During the training programme in the autumn 2021 the structure and services of Support Centers will be established. After that, in spring 2022 the second training will start. Masaryk University (Czech Republik) will lead 6 courses focusing on the use of equipment in supporting students with disabilities and from marginalized groups.